UFC Announces Stephen Thompson – Neil Magny Bout Set
By FCF Staff
UFC 195 has received a pivotal, welterweight fight, as the promotion has announced that Stephen Thompson will take on fellow contender, Neil Magny.
The January 2nd card will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Thompson (11-1) is coming off a highlight reel, knockout win over Jake Ellenberger in July and has won 5 straight fights. The vaunted striker is ranked #8 in the UFC’s 170 division.
Magny (16-4) will be looking to build on the decision win he earned over Erick Silva in August. The only man who has defeated Magny in his last five fights is Demian Maia. Magny is ranked #12.
UFC 195 will be headlined by a welterweight bout between champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit.